Table 8.  Percentage of beginning public school teachers participating in various leadership activities at their school, by selected teacher and school characteristics: School year 2009–10
 
Percent of teachers who
Selected teacher or school characteristic   Coach a sport   Sponsor any student groups, clubs, or organizations   Serve as a department lead or chair   Serve on a school-wide or district-wide committee or task force   Serve as a coach/ consultant in a particular subject   Serve as a mentor coordinator in your school or district   Serve in a teacher union leadership position   Give a presentation at a professional conference  
Total   20.2   37.2   13.3   39.9   12.4   5.1 ! 3.2   11.5  
Age                                  
Less than 30 years   23.9   38.9   12.1   36.5   9.5   5.9 ! 3.2 ! 10.9  
30 or more years   13.7   34.2   15.3   45.9   17.5   3.7   3.3 ! 12.6 !
Grade level1                                  
Primary/middle   15.3   30.6   15.4   43.3   12.2     3.4 ! 11.0  
High/combined   29.3   49.4   9.4   33.6   12.8   5.3   2.9 ! 12.4  
Community type2                                  
City/suburban   17.6   35.6   10.5   37.9   13.2   5.3 ! 3.4 ! 11.5  
Town/rural   23.7   39.3   17.2   42.6   11.3     3.0 ! 11.3  
Percent of K-12 students who were approved
for free or reduced-price lunches3
                                 
0-49   17.8   43.5   13.3   42.1   12.8   5.1 ! 2.0 ! 10.0  
50 or more   22.9   29.2   12.6   38.6   11.0 ! 3.1 ! 5.3 ! 13.6  
School did not participate in free or
reduced-price lunch program
  30.3 ! 35.7   19.1 ! 25.0 ! 13.6 !     13.6 !
! Interpret data with caution. The standard error for this estimate is equal to 30 percent or more of the estimate's values.
‡ Reporting standards not met.
1 About 1.8 percent of teachers in 2009–10 were excluded from the analysis due to missing values.
2 About 0.2 percent of teachers in 2009–10 were excluded from the analysis due to missing values.
3 About 1.9 percent of teachers in 2009–10 were excluded from the analysis due to missing values.
NOTE: Cases with missing data are not included in the analysis.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Beginning Teacher Longitudinal Study (BTLS), "First Through Third Wave Preliminary Data File," 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10.